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Travels through that part of North America formerly called Louisiana. (1771)

Author: Bossu, M., 1720-1792; Forster, Johann Reinhold, 1729-1798; Löfling, Per, 1729-1756. Iter Hispanicum. Selections; Linné, Carl von, 1707-1778
Volume: v.2
Subject: Indians of North America; Botany; Botany; Botany
Publisher: London : Printed for T. Davies in Russel-Street, Covent Garden
Year: 1771
Language: English; Latin
Call number: E771 B746t
Digitizing sponsor: John Carter Brown Library
Book contributor: John Carter Brown Library
Collection: jcbhaiti; JohnCarterBrownLibrary; americana
Notes: Book contained a few tight margins.

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Translation, by Johann Reinhold Forster, of: Nouveaux voyages aux Indes Occidentales. Paris, 1768

Edited by Johann Reinhold Forster

Half titles read: Travels through Louisiana

Signatures: v.1: [A] B-2C 2D ([A]1 verso, [A]2 verso, 2D4 verso blank); v.2: [A]² B-2E ([A]1 verso, [A]2 verso, F2 verso, F3 verso, G4 verso blank)

Errata (v.1: p.viii)

Includes index

"A catalogue of the known plants, shrubs, trees in North America. Collected from various writers on that subject." (v.2: p.[17]-67), by J.R. Forster; also published separately under title: Flora Americae Septentrionalis; or A catalogue of the plants of North America. London, 1771

"An abstract of the most useful and necessary articles mentioned by Peter Loefling, botanist to His Catholic Majesty, in his Travels through Spain, and that part of South America called Cumana, consisting in his life, and in systematical descriptions of the plants of both countries, referred to the pages of the original Swedish edition." (v.2: p.[69]-422); Löfling's biography (v.2: p.[71]-87), by Carl von Linné, translated into English by Johann Reinhold Forster, from the Swedish of: Petri Loefling ...Iter Hispanicum, eller Resa til Spanska länderna uti Europa och America. Stockholm, 1758; the rest of the text is in Latin, taken from p.112-316 of the same original Stockholm 1758 edition (on p.263, the original page number "199" erroneously given as "189")

Brown, J.C. Cat., 1493-1800


Clark, T.D. Travels in the Old South

Monaghan, F. French travellers in the U.S.

Watt, R. Bib. Britannica 1:379c-d

Field, T.W. An essay towards an Indian bib.


John Carter Brown Library copy bound in contemporary calf

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